MAN EATING TREES, tar and varnish on canvas, 72 in x 96 in (182.88 cm x 243.84 cm), collection Akron Art Museum
T. R. Hummer’s AFTER THE AFTERLIFE features MAN EATING TREES by John Sokol.
John Sokol on MAN EATING TREES:
“The museum made postcards of the painting. One year I painted Christmas lights on the postcards to send out as holiday greetings. The message of the painting is pretty self-evident. We are eating away at our environment—virtually, if not literally, eating trees.”